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Rufus Nnaeto Onyemelukwe

Rufus Nnaeto Onyemelukwe, Nigerian physician. Fellow West African College Physicians, Public Health Nigeria Medical Council, 1974; Member Nigerian Medical Association, British Medical Association (overseas; Member Anglican Church.; Club: Rotary (Enugu).

Background

  • Onyemelukwe, Rufus Nnaeto was born on April 9, 1916 in Nnewichi, Nnewi, Nigeria. Son of Emmanuel Ifechelobi and Elizabeth Ijeukwu (Ngonadi) Onyemelukwe.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University Edinburgh, 1944. Doctor of Tropical Medicine, University Liverpool, 1946, D.T.H., 1946. Diploma in Public Health, Institute Public Health, London, 1947.

      Master of Public Health, University California, Berkeley, 1960. Resident medical officer Sherbourne Hospital, Durham, England, 1945. Medical officer Government Nigeria, 1947-1952, medical officer of health, 1952-1956, specialist hygienist, 1957-1962, senior specialist hygienist, 1962-1966, chief consultant, 1966-1971.

      Senior consultant University Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, Nigeria, 1971-1985. Medical adviser Anglican Diocese of Enugu.

    Membership

    Fellow West African College Physicians, Public Health Nigeria Medical Council, 1974. Member Nigerian Medical Association, British Medical Association (overseas. Member Anglican Church.

    Club: Rotary (Enugu).

    Connections

    • Married Nwego Ukegbu, August 6, 1949. Children– Adaku, Chinyelu, Chizoba, Udoka, Ogechukwu, Raluchukwu, Chinekwu, Chidiebele, Ifeatu.
    • father: Emmanuel Ifechelobi Onyemelukwe
    • mother: Elizabeth Ijeukwu (Ngonadi) Onyemelukwe
    • spouse: Nwego Ukegbu
    • children: Adaku Onyemelukwe
    • Chinyelu Onyemelukwe
    • Chizoba Onyemelukwe
    • Udoka Onyemelukwe
    • Ogechukwu Onyemelukwe
    • Raluchukwu Onyemelukwe
    • Chinekwu Onyemelukwe
    • Chidiebele Onyemelukwe
    • Ifeatu Onyemelukwe
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    Born April 9, 1916
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